April 2017

Students Receive Prestigious Udall Scholarship

April 27, 2017

Two Syracuse University students have been selected for the prestigious Udall Scholarship and one has been named a Udall Honorable Mention. Jade Rhoads was named a Udall Scholar in the field of tribal policy. Rhoads is a junior majoring in Russian language, literature and culture in the College of Arts and Sciences and geography in the College of Arts and Read more

Gift by John ’61 and Diane Riley Creates Five-Year Dual Degree Program in Business Administration and Engineering

April 26, 2017

A major gift from University Trustee John Riley ’61 and his wife, Diane, will establish a new dual degree program that allows Syracuse University students to earn both an MBA from the Whitman School and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Engineering and Computer Science in just five years. Longtime supporters of the University, the couple have endowed the Read more

Women of the University Community Honoring Student Scholarship Recipients at Spring Brunch

April 17, 2017

Now celebrating its 90th year, the Women of the University Community organization is hosting its Annual Spring Scholarship Brunch on Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Comstock Room of the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center. The event will celebrate the six young women who have won scholarships supported by Women of the University Read more

Christine Jolls to Deliver the Third Annual Paul Volcker Lecture

April 10, 2017

Christine Jolls will deliver the Third Annual Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Maxwell Auditorium. The lecture, “Lawmaking in a Behavioral Economics World: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Present and Future,” is free and open to the public; R.S.V.P. is strongly recommended. Professor Jolls is currently the Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor at Yale Read more

Newhouse Magazine Students Honored by New York Women in Communications

April 6, 2017

Two students from the Newhouse School are recipients of scholarships from New York Women in Communications (NYWICI). Lauren Dana, a sophomore from Valley Stream, New York, and Jacqueline Homan, a junior from Cincinnati, are both students in the magazine program. Homan received the Ruth Whitney Scholarship from Glamour magazine, which is awarded to a college student who has experience in Read more

Alumnus Honored for Entrepreneurship in Making Bagels an American Staple, Philanthropy

April 3, 2017

Marvin Lender ’63 has many wonderful memories about his family’s bagel bakery while growing up. Lender remembers the times he would stand at a bench making bagels by hand—a skill that could take up to a year to learn—in the 400-square-foot backyard garage, set up as a small bakery at his family’s home in New Haven, Connecticut. On Sunday mornings, Read more

March 2017

Vice Chancellor Wheatly Describes Future of the Bandier Program

March 30, 2017

In a message to the College of Visual and Performing Arts and Newhouse School communities today, Vice Chancellor and Provost Michele Wheatly described the future of the Bandier Program. This includes an additional generous gift from the program’s patron, Martin N. Bandier ’62, chairman and CEO of SONY/ATV Music Publishing; a new name, the Martin Bandier Program for the Music Read more

Students Awarded Critical Language Scholarships

March 28, 2017

Several students recently learned that they have been selected as recipients of the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship, an award that will allow them to study a “critical need” language intensively through an immersive experience abroad in summer 2017. Ana Monzon, a graduate student in public relations and international relations, received the award to study Bahasa Indonesian; Jade Rhoads, a junior Read more

Announcing the Richard J. Taylor Memorial Scholarship

March 28, 2017

The Richard J. Taylor Memorial Scholarship has been established in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Instituted by a generous donation from his family, the fund provides scholarship and financial assistance to students enrolled in the college, with preference to those majoring in aerospace engineering. Richard (Dick) Taylor ’38 graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in mechanical engineering, Read more

2017 Compete CNY – iPrize Winners Announced

March 28, 2017

Winners have been announced for the 2017 Compete CNY – iPrize competition, held March 24 at Syracuse University. The event was coordinated by the Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University and hosted by Syracuse University Libraries. Open to all Central New York colleges and universities, Compete CNY was the regional qualifier for the 2017 New York State Business Plan Competition. Winners Read more

David Fahrenthold of The Washington Post Honored by Newhouse School with Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting

March 28, 2017

David Fahrenthold of The Washington Post is the winner of the 2017 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting. The $5,000 prize, which is sponsored by the Newhouse School, honors the late Robin Toner ’76, a summa cum laude graduate who was the first woman to serve as national political correspondent for The New York Times. The prize was awarded Read more

Philanthropy Week Continues with Class Act Day

March 22, 2017

Philanthropy Week at Syracuse University continues with today designated as Class Act Day. For members of the Class of 2017, Class Act Day is a chance to make a difference for future Syracuse University students—and leave a legacy on the SU campus. Students have the opportunity to support the part of Syracuse University they love the most by making a Read more

Biology Department to Launch Red-Tailed Hawk Nest Cam

March 20, 2017

The Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences is embarking on a new wave of interdisciplinary teaching and research, thanks to a generous gift by an alumna of the University. Anne Marie Patti Higgins ’76, G’90, a local nurse practitioner and family therapist, has donated funds for the establishment of the University’s first red-tailed hawk nest cam. Read more

Announcing the 2017 Orange Circle Award Winners

March 2, 2017

Syracuse University will celebrate philanthropy and honor some of the most altruistic members of the SU community at the Phanstiel Lecture and Orange Circle Awards—the signature events of Philanthropy Week 2017. The celebration will take place Thursday, March 23, at 4 p.m. in Room 304 A, B, C of the Schine Student Center. The lecture will be immediately followed by Read more

February 2017

Saltz Awarded Grant from 2U to Study Online Learning

February 27, 2017

School of Information Studies (iSchool) Associate Professor Jeffrey Saltz has received a research grant from education technology company 2U to study student learning and outcomes in online education environments. In 2016, 2U and the iSchool entered a partnership to deliver the iSchool’s master of science programs online via 2U’s learning platforms. This is the company’s first year awarding research grants Read more

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